Social Worker - Looked After Childrens Team - West Midlands

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We currently have a few Job opportunities for a Children & Family Social Worker (LAC) in to work for a large reputable Local Authority in the West Midlands. This is a locum position paying up to £30 an hour.

Duties include:

  • You would be joining a confident team on a journey to offering a consistently good service; a service which works honestly and respectfully with families, offering high support and challenge to meet the needs of children in a time frame that enhances their wellbeing and development.
  • To make assessments within Health (CPA) and Social Care (Care Management) frameworks
  • Undertaking initial and core assessments
  • Completing section 7 and 37 reports requested by family courts
  • Producing initial child protection conference reports
  • Liaising with partnership agencies to support the families and meet the children’s

You must have: 

  • Relevant Social Work qualification (BA / MA Social Work / DipSW or equivalent), be professionally registered HCPC, and be eligible to work in the UK
  • Enhanced DBS
  • All applicants must have at least 2 years recent post qualifying experience working within the UK in the relevant field
  • You must be a car driver

Why choose Pulse?

  • A dedicated experienced consultant with extensive social work knowledge who will provide full support and guidance throughout your recruitment process
  • Access to a variety of jobs throughout the UK
  • Competitive rates of pay, giving PAYE/Limited and Umbrella options 
  • Referral bonus scheme - £200 per placement
  • Preferred supplier to over 150 frameworks across the UK.
  • Pulse has proudly been ranked in the Sunday Times '100 Best Companies to work for' for 3 years running
  • We have our own DBS (formerly CRB) umbrella body, including faster online DBS applications
  • We’re available around the clock every day of the year – and we don’t use a call centre, so every call goes directly to a member of the appropriate team
  • Pulse are committed to helping the wider community where possible. See who we have selected for our chosen charity this year 


Pulse is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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